Category Archives: Career Change

Do you follow the rules?

Do you follow the rules? I always thought I was a moderate rule follower. I was a good kid, never really got into any trouble, and did well in school, progressed through my undergraduate and graduate studies. Got jobs, got … Continue reading

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Nature or Nurture?

I often wonder how much of who I have become is due to nature or nurture. My mother started out as a teacher and later became an art therapist. I started out as a teacher and am now working as … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care If It Is God Calling You…

I don’t care if it is God calling you, cell phone usage is not permitted at work. These are the exact words I used in a discussion with an employee about her inappropriate use of her cellphone while she was … Continue reading

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Why Is This Russian Dressing Fluffy?

“Why is this Russian dressing fluffy?” Are you kidding me? This was the question posed to me by my loving husband of 28 years. I went to a deli, not the one I usually go too, but a good one … Continue reading

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You know you’re not a morning person when…

You know you are not a morning person when… you brush your teeth with soap. I had an early meeting this morning – well, early for me. I had to be awake, dressed, and coherent by 9:15 a.m. For most … Continue reading

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Thinking about a career change? It’s not too late!

Another Monday morning approaches. How happy are you in your current job? Do you dread getting up and going to work each and every day? Do you feel stagnant, stuck, or that you’ve reached a dead end? Do you feel … Continue reading

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Considering a Career Change? Try the Fantasy Career vs. Reality Career Exercise

Current Career: Founder and Counselor for Head 4 Success: College and Career Solutions & Founder/Owner/Operator of Almost Home Childcare & Preschool My current career provides me with a sense of purpose, direction, a sense that I am helping children, teens … Continue reading

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First Impressions Count: College Admissions and Job Interviews

Look at someone you don’t know. Now quickly look away. Who was the person that you looked at? What assumptions did you come to after a brief glance? Did you notice what they were wearing: the color or style of … Continue reading

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Networking online really works!

As I have previously written, I am a novice when it comes to social media. I have spent the last month actively attempting to participate in LinkedIn and Twitter. My confidence with my tweets and connections is still in a … Continue reading

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Looking for your next step? All you need is an idea…

Are you an empty nester, career changer or even just a recent college graduate looking for your next step? All you need is an idea. The idea for Head 4 Success came when I least expected it. It all started … Continue reading

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